[texhax] why not floating-point?
ascorpan at math.ufl.edu
Thu Sep 16 19:17:30 CEST 2004
What about adding floating-point arithmetic support to TeX?
Motivation: I understand that the main obstacle to implementing truly
powerful graphic routines directly via TeX is that TeX cannot handle
floating-point arithmetics. While various external tricks are
wonderful, they seem a bit unstable (eg the beauty of PostScripting via
packages like eepic, that suddenly becomes unavailable when switching
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